1914 Northwestern Purple football
ConferenceWestern Conference
1914 record1–6 (0–6 Western)
Head coachFred J. Murphy (1st season)
CaptainWilbur Hightower
Home stadiumNorthwestern Field
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Template:1914 Western Conference football standings The 1914 Northwestern Purple team represented Northwestern University during the 1914 college football season. In their first year under head coach Fred J. Murphy, the Purple compiled a 1–6 record (0–6 against Western Conference opponents) and finished in last place in the Western Conference.[1][2]


October 3Lake Forest*W 7–0
October 10at ChicagoL 0–28
October 17at Indiana
L 0–27
October 24Illinois
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL (rivalry)
L 0–33
November 7Iowa
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 0–27
November 14Purdue
  • Northwestern Field
  • Evanston, IL
L 6–34
November 21at Ohio StateL 0–27
  • *Non-conference game


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